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Development bonanza worth Rs 150 crore
Ludhiana, March 27
The minister for local bodies, Manoranjan Kalia, today announced that various projects worth Rs 150 crore would be taken up in the city from June.

Relief for Kitchlu Nagar residents
Police picket here to stay
Ludhiana, March 27
There was a time when people used to stay away from police stations, but probably for the first time residents have openly come out in support of a police picket and demanded stay on the shifting of the picket which was merged with the DMC police picket following the formation of a new police stations under the commissionrate system.

Illegal building demolished
Ludhiana, March 27
A two-storeyed building at Shastri Nagar, which was being constructed without getting the plan sanctioned by the MC, was demolished here today. Though the owners protested, MC workers demolished the structure with the help of the police.


EARLIER STORIES

Dry leaves being burnt in front of the DCís office in violation of norms in Ludhiana on Saturday.
Dry leaves being burnt in front of the DCís office in violation of norms in Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Dowry: Newly wed set afire
Ludhiana, March 27
A newly wed woman died after she was allegedly set ablaze for dowry at Laxmi Nagar market near Chander Nagar here today.

Girl gets even with eve-teaser
Jagraon, March 27
In a dare-devil act, a girl from nearby Kaunke village today nabbed an eve-teaser at knife point and handed him over to the police.



COMMUNITY

ĎSans power, itís earth hour every day in Punjabí
Doraha, March 27
Even as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has urged the public to observe the earth hour by keeping black out for an hour today, the general public, seems to look the other way.

Bar body may split; likely to meet tomorrow
Jagraon, March 27
In a move against the arbitrary decision of the president of the Jagraon Bar body, at least half of its members have sought a meeting to move a motion of no-confidence against the president.

Lunch boxes kept on a room heater to warm food at the Ludhiana Improvement Trust office. Using room heaters to warm food!
Ludhiana, March 27
Even as the state reels under an acute power crisis, employees of the Ludhiana Improvement Trust have been using room heaters to heat their food.



Lunch boxes kept on a room heater to warm food at the Ludhiana Improvement Trust office. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Man killed, 8 hurt in accident
Timely help by passersby, cops saves lives
Mandi Ahmedgarh, March 27
Timely help by passersby and a rescue team of the local police saved precious lives of eight members of a family who were hurt seriously when the Tata Sumo they were travelling in, collided with a truck at Akbarpur Chhanna village on the Malerkotla-Ludhiana road yesterday.

Children get ready to perform during an orientation session for parents at Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana, on Saturday.
Children get ready to perform during an orientation session for parents at Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Rs 30 crore for 55 veterinary hospitals
Samrala, march 27
Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike said in the new budget year, Rs 30 crores would be spent on construction of modern infrastructure of 55 veterinary hospitals to enable them to give better facilities for the welfare of animals in the state.

Delay in Opening of Pool
Swimmers feel the heat
Ludhiana, March 27
Strange are the ways of the sports department. It organised the state swimming championship in November.

Redress panel settles 46 complaints
Ludhiana, March 27
The first meeting of the district grievances redressal committee was held here yesterday. The DC, Rahul Tiwari, presided over the meeting in which 46 complaints were redressed. A complaint regarding the non-availability of flour and pulses was put forward to which the DC ordered that the checking of all depots would be done within a month and action would be taken against those guilty.

12 needy girls get sewing machines
Khamano, March 27
The Baldev Sports and Welfare Club, Farour, organised a debate on social evils at the village, near here, to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

14 Punjabi writers of city remembered
Gurdial Singh Kanwal awarded
Ludhiana, March 27
Sirjandhara, a writer's association, today organised a "Satkar Samaroh" to pay tributes to the 14 great Punjabi writers of Ludhiana, who breathed their last in the past two years. This was the first Satkar Samaroh organised by Sirjandhara on the premises of Punjabi Bhawan.

300 students get recognition
Ludhiana, March 27
The annual prize distribution function of SCD Government College held today in the Sahir Auditorium on the college campus.

26 shortlisted for job at RIMT
Mandi Gobindgarh, March 27
Gurgaon-based Interglobe Technologies visited the RIMT Group of Institutions, Mandi Gobindgarh, on Saturday to recruit BTech, MTech and MCA student passedout in 2009 and passing out in 2010. The drive was specifically for computer science and information technology streams and was open for all colleges across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.

Village gets Rs 20-lakh grant
Mullanpur Dakha, March 27
In an effort to uplift the rural infrastructure and provide basic amenities, Manpreet Singh Ayali, chairman of the zila parishad, Ludhiana, yesterday handed over a grant of Rs 20 lakh to Jatinder Singh, sarpanch, and others at Dakha village, near here.

Students told about TB
Sahnewal, March 27
The 10th anniversary of Tagore International Senior Secondary School, here, was celebrated today. Alongside, World TB Day was also observed. Various competitions as on-the-spot writing and calligraphy were organised. Winners were awarded with certificates and trophies. The school management and principal VK Chandel congratulated the students and teachers on this occasion.

50 exhibitors showcase their craft
Ludhiana, March 27
Two-day Spring Carnival 2010, a joint venture of Purnam and Joy de Vivre and Nirdosh (a school for special children) started here today.

Wheels turn fatal for 2
Phillaur, March 27
Two persons have been run over by trains near the Phagwara railway station. The bodies have been kept at the Phillaur and Phagwara civil hospital mortuaries for identification.



CRIME

Man nabbed for fatherís murder
Ludhiana, March 27
A man reportedly killed his father following a heated argument at Sahibana village, near Sahnewal, late last night.


BVM students score in sports
Ludhiana, March 27
Students of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir (BVM) branches at Kitchlu Nagar, Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, Chandigarh road and Dugri have done well at different sports tournaments.

 






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